FIFA Ranking: Nigeria’s Super Falcons Remain Africa’s best

Paris Olympic Games bound Super Falcons of Nigeria maintained their position in the latest FIFA Women’s World rankings released on Friday.

The nine time African champions occupy 36th position in the world and remain Africa’s highest ranked team in the standings.

South Africa are the second best ranked African team in the rankings in 51 spot while Morocco occupy 3rd position on the continent in 56th position globally.

The Nigerian ladies are expected to improve on their ranking position with credible performances in the 2024 Olympic Football Tournament in France where they play their Brazilian opponents in their group C opener on 25 July.

Nigeria’s other C opponents are Spain and Japan.

The three month cycle ranking factored in no fewer than 154 international football matches played during the time frame with  world champions Spain atop the latest table.

The next FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking will be published on 16 August 2024.